Unfinished business in the fight for refugee rights

The end of the Coalition government is very welcome—but the fight for refugee rights is far from over. More than six months since the election, the new Labor government has not even given a...

No to offshore detention: Not here, not Denmark, not anywhere

Australia has pioneered a virus of human rights abuse that is now spreading across the globe. Australia was the first developed nation to implement mandatory offshore detention of refugees in third-party countries, when it...

Fight for refugees—and know where the parties stand

Refugee Action Coalition encourages you to vote for refugees, but more importantly get involved in the refugee rights movement. We want the Coalition kicked out, but whoever wins the election we will need to...

Morrison out, end the racism—What would a Labor government deliver?

Morrison out, refugees in For the last six years the Liberals have imposed brutal policies against refugees. On the eve of the election they were still stirring up racism and fear. Morrison and Dutton claimed refugees...

Bill in Parliament to get all children and families off Nauru: Contact Labor MPs

Call for all Labor MP’s to support Independent MP Andrew Wilkie’s Bill to bring all children, their families and separated family units from Nauru to Australia. Andrew Wilkie, supported by Adam Bandt (The Greens), and...

Refugee rights campaign wins as children come off Nauru

Are the children coming off? After over five years of campaigning, the refugee rights movement has had a major victory: the government has said all children will come off Nauru by the end of the...

As Morrison refuses compromise on kids, #BringThemHere now

Nauru is in the grip of a rapidly deteriorating medical crisis. The dire medical state of many of the refugees, including children refusing food and drink for a number of weeks, has been compounded...

Tell Qantas: Don’t deport Priya and Nades to danger

On Thursday next week, 9 August, there will be actions happening outside Qantas and Jetstar offices in Melbourne and Sydney urging the airline to publicly commit not to participate in the deportation of Priya...

Peter Dutton stirs racism for votes by backing white farmers

Peter Dutton has insisted that Australia grant special consideration to white South African farmers, via the provision of fast-tracked refugee visas. His comments showed obvious racism as he declared they “need help from a...

Stop the attack on the right to protest in NSW

The Refugee Action Coalition Sydney unreservedly condemns the new powers to suppress gatherings on Crown Land that the NSW government will have from next week, and calls on everyone who values the right of...